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Graeco-Roman Fortuna Gold Ring

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 330

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 900
EUR (€) 680 - 1,020
USD ($) 840 - 1,260
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,093

GRAECO-ROMAN FORTUNA GOLD RING

2nd century BC-2nd century AD. An intaglio ring comprising a plain gold hoop surmounted by an elliptical cloison setting, flanked by spheres at the shoulders; the setting comprising an elliptical base-plate with ropework facing; the cell enclosing a carnelian intaglio depicting the goddess Fortuna with a pair of scales and the wheel of fortune. Gold and carnelian, 7.73 grams, 29 mm external, 20 mm internal (Approximate size UK U ½, USA 10½, Europe 23.59, Japan 22).

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Powell collection, ex Hurst collection.

Literature
See Oman, C.C. Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings 1930, plate IV item 71.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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